Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said here on Thursday that Islamic Republic’s first priority is the broadening of relations with the neighboring states, Tajikistan in particular.
President Raisi made the remarks in Tehran prior to his departure for the Tajik capital to take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit.
After visiting Tajikistan, new chapter will open in Tehran-Dushanbe ties in political, economic and cultural fields, the president said while being seen off at the airport.
As the president noted, his visit to Tajikistan is taking place at the invitation of his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon.
In Tajikistan, several agreements are planned to be signed between Iranian and Tajik sides, he added.